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2015-12-10T19:13:37+08:00
The answer is 8,    12-7=5 and 40/5=8.

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We're looking for two numbers, not one.  
8 is not the correct answer.
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2015-12-11T00:44:16+08:00
Bigger number: 12x
Smaller number: 7x

Equation:
12x - 7x = 40
5x = 40
5x/5 = 40/5
x = 8

Substitute 8 for x:
Bigger number: 12(8) = 96
Smaller number: 7(8) = 56

ANSWER: The two numbers are 96 and 56.

Check:
96 - 56 40
40 = 40  √
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